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Roy Clark passes away at the age of 85

Roy Clark, the legendary 'superpicker', GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed 'Hee Haw' television series, died today at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla. Roy Clark’s decade-defying success could be summed up [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Country Singers React to the passing of Aretha Franklin

Country singers honor the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who passed away at the age of 76 at her home in Detroit. Faith Hill posted a photo of herself with the icon and captioned it: "GLORY, GLORY, GLORY to the ALMIGHTY!!! The choir of angels now have the greatest voice of all time to lead, [...]

By |August 16th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Lari White passes away at the age of 52

Condolences go out to Lari White's family; the singer/songwriter passed away today (01/23) at the age of 52 after losing a battle with cancer. White was known for her Top 10 hits from the 90's including "That's My Baby," "Now I Know," and "That's How You Know (When You're in Love)". She and her musician husband, [...]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Country music artists react to the loss of Mel Tillis

Mel Tillis passed away earlier this morning (11/19) due to a respiratory failure. The singer left his mark on country music history with the iconic songs he wrote and his ability to entertain and charm as a performer. Singers react to the loss of the country legend: "Kindest man I've ever known. My thoughts and prayers [...]

By |November 19th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Mel Tillis passes away at age of 85

Following a lengthy struggle to regain his health, country music legend Mel Tillis passed away early this morning at the Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. Tillis battled intestinal issues since early 2016 and never fully recovered. The suspected cause of death is respiratory failure. Tillis was 85. The Country Music Hall of Famer [...]

By |November 19th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Eddie Montgomery breaks silence after Troy Gentry’s death

Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry released a statement in regards to his duo partner, Troy Gentry's death. After the sudden news of Gentry passing away in a helicopter crash, Montgomery has been quiet on his personal remarks on the tragedy. On Monday, the singer released the statement to radio: I want to thank everyone for their [...]

The Country Music Community Bids Farewell to the late Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry

Photo on Right: Little Big Town sang National Anthem/credit: Chris Hollo Today country music honored the late Troy Gentry, one half of the duo Montgomery Gentry. The singer was involved in a fatal helicopter crash on Friday September 8th prior to a show the duo had booked in New Jersey. The Opry held a special [...]

911 Audio Obtained States Troy Gentry’s Helicopter Had Mechanical Issues

Blaster released audio regarding the helicopter crash which killed Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry  and the pilot operating the helicopter. In the 911 audio, it was apparent there were mechanical issues at hand. A dispatcher tells responders to hurry to the Flying W Airport because the helicopter was waiting for several minutes for help to [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Troy Gentry’s Label Reps Give Statement on his Death

Average Joes Entertainment CEO/President, Shannon Houchins, and label co-founder and country star, Colt Ford, released the following statements regarding the tragic death yesterday of Average Joes' recording artist, Troy Gentry, a member of country super-star duo, Montgomery Gentry: “I am heartbroken at the loss of Troy,” commented Colt Ford.  “He was truly a gifted artist [...]

Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry is reported as dead from helicopter crash

It's with sad hearts that we announce that Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash at the Flying W Airport in Medford, N.J. on Friday (09/08). (via TasteofCountry.com) An NBC affiliate in Lexington, Ky. tweeted the news hours after the crash. Reports have been coming in that two people were killed [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments